after the second quake at tokyo airport. scroll up a little bit more and you can see that is the latest ap story, she's now saying here, just nine minutes ago, she says omg, i'm watching nhk footage now, buildings being washed away in sendi. on the eastern coast of japan. go to a google map. the "a" right here where is on the coast of eastern japan. and north of tokyo. and you can just tell this is -- this is something very, very strong for them and they've been in japan for many, many years. guys. >> george, let you continue to communicate with your friends there, so we new information you're going to get out of there. let's go back to bill ellsworth from the usgs. he's with us on the phone right now. bill, you've heard some these reports, we're also hearing on cnn, some people saying that this earthquake may have lasted even a few minutes. what can you tell us about that.